Capt Ezra Dougherty Brisbin

Capt Ezra Dougherty Brisbin

Birth
Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
29 May 1895 (aged 65)
Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA GPS-Latitude: 40.6695266, Longitude: -78.2474922
Plot
Section: 9 Lot: 52
Memorial ID
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65 years, 7 months and 9 days old


CIVIL WAR
UNION CAPTAIN
COMPANY C
110TH INFANTRY
PA REGIMENT



Mustered in October 24, 1861 as Captain of the Woodbury Zouaves. This was an organization attached to the 1st Brigade, 16th Division, PA Militia. He served in Company "C" of the 110th Infantry Regiment of Pennsylvania.


Ezra is the namesake of his father's youngest brother Ezra Dougherty Brisbin (1796 - 1875), they also share the same birthdate.


Son of Samuel Brisbin and Nancy Johnston.

Brother of:
William Tecumseh Brisbin
Margaret Brisbin-Bender
Samuel Brisbin
John Brisbin
Benjamin Brisbin
Mary Brisbin


Husband of Mary Margaret Maxwell-Brisbin


Father of:
William W. Brisbin - died as an infant in PA.
John Brisbin - died as child in PA.
Wilbur J. Brisbin
Unknown Son's name - died as child out west.
Minnie Belle Brisbin - died age 5 by drowning in Minnesota.
Charles Bertram Brisbin







Ezra Dougherty Brisbin
Captain E. D. Brisbin died at his home at Pennsylvania avenue & Fourteenth street, at 4:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, after suffering from pneumonia about a week. Captain Ezra Dougherty Brisbin was born at Boalsburg, Centre county, on the 20th of October, 1829 and was 65 years, 7 months and 9 days old. Spending his childhood days at Boalsburg, his parents removed to Williamsburg when the lad was about 12 years of age, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 22 years he went west and lived in Kansas two years. then he returned and settled in Tyrone, where on the 1st of January, 1856 he married Miss Mary M. Maxwell, the daughter of Robert Maxwell, one of Tyrone's early citizens, who with his family in later years removed to the west. Mr. and Mrs. Brisbin remained in Tyrone one year after their marriage, then they removed to Milesburg where they remained about a year, and then removed to Woodbury where they lived some years. They then removed to the west, and after living in Wisconsin about a year settled in Redwing, Minn. They remained in Minnesota until about seven years ago when they returned to Tyrone and have lived here ever since. Captain Brisbin in disposition was quiet, unostentatious and kind. Deceased is survived by his wife, two sons and two brothers. The sons are W.J. and C.B. Brisbin, both of whom are married and live in Tyrone. Three sons and one daughter are dead, two of whom died in the east before the family removed to the west, the other two dying in the west. The surviving brothers are Samuel Brisbin of Lewistown, Mifflin Co. and Benjamin V. Brisbin of Lemont, Centre County. Burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Union Twp.
Tyrone Herald.......May 1895



Even though his obit reads Oak Ridge Cemetery, Ezra is actually buried in his hometown of Tyrone in Grandview Cemetery.



The entry in the Grandview Cemetery book reads:

BRISBIN, EZRA DOUGHERTY
who lived at TYRONE
Interred on: 5/31/1895
DOB: (blank)
DOD: 5/29/1895
Age: 65 yrs, 7 mo. 9 days
Remarks: Veteran, Civil War
110th Regiment
Capt. Company C
PA Volunteers
Cause Death: Pneumonia
Vet Date:
Enlisted: 10-24-1861
Discharged: 6-16-1862
Section: 9 Lot: 52





65 years, 7 months and 9 days old


CIVIL WAR
UNION CAPTAIN
COMPANY C
110TH INFANTRY
PA REGIMENT



Mustered in October 24, 1861 as Captain of the Woodbury Zouaves. This was an organization attached to the 1st Brigade, 16th Division, PA Militia. He served in Company "C" of the 110th Infantry Regiment of Pennsylvania.


Ezra is the namesake of his father's youngest brother Ezra Dougherty Brisbin (1796 - 1875), they also share the same birthdate.


Son of Samuel Brisbin and Nancy Johnston.

Brother of:
William Tecumseh Brisbin
Margaret Brisbin-Bender
Samuel Brisbin
John Brisbin
Benjamin Brisbin
Mary Brisbin


Husband of Mary Margaret Maxwell-Brisbin


Father of:
William W. Brisbin - died as an infant in PA.
John Brisbin - died as child in PA.
Wilbur J. Brisbin
Unknown Son's name - died as child out west.
Minnie Belle Brisbin - died age 5 by drowning in Minnesota.
Charles Bertram Brisbin







Ezra Dougherty Brisbin
Captain E. D. Brisbin died at his home at Pennsylvania avenue & Fourteenth street, at 4:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, after suffering from pneumonia about a week. Captain Ezra Dougherty Brisbin was born at Boalsburg, Centre county, on the 20th of October, 1829 and was 65 years, 7 months and 9 days old. Spending his childhood days at Boalsburg, his parents removed to Williamsburg when the lad was about 12 years of age, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 22 years he went west and lived in Kansas two years. then he returned and settled in Tyrone, where on the 1st of January, 1856 he married Miss Mary M. Maxwell, the daughter of Robert Maxwell, one of Tyrone's early citizens, who with his family in later years removed to the west. Mr. and Mrs. Brisbin remained in Tyrone one year after their marriage, then they removed to Milesburg where they remained about a year, and then removed to Woodbury where they lived some years. They then removed to the west, and after living in Wisconsin about a year settled in Redwing, Minn. They remained in Minnesota until about seven years ago when they returned to Tyrone and have lived here ever since. Captain Brisbin in disposition was quiet, unostentatious and kind. Deceased is survived by his wife, two sons and two brothers. The sons are W.J. and C.B. Brisbin, both of whom are married and live in Tyrone. Three sons and one daughter are dead, two of whom died in the east before the family removed to the west, the other two dying in the west. The surviving brothers are Samuel Brisbin of Lewistown, Mifflin Co. and Benjamin V. Brisbin of Lemont, Centre County. Burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Union Twp.
Tyrone Herald.......May 1895



Even though his obit reads Oak Ridge Cemetery, Ezra is actually buried in his hometown of Tyrone in Grandview Cemetery.



The entry in the Grandview Cemetery book reads:

BRISBIN, EZRA DOUGHERTY
who lived at TYRONE
Interred on: 5/31/1895
DOB: (blank)
DOD: 5/29/1895
Age: 65 yrs, 7 mo. 9 days
Remarks: Veteran, Civil War
110th Regiment
Capt. Company C
PA Volunteers
Cause Death: Pneumonia
Vet Date:
Enlisted: 10-24-1861
Discharged: 6-16-1862
Section: 9 Lot: 52